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Lexington, Missouri
Local government owned
Built in 1965

Ford Lake Dam is an earth dam built on the TR East Fork Sni-A-Bar Creek River and is located in Lexington, Missouri. It was built in 1965 .

The dam is owned by the local government. It is also known as Ford Lake Dam.

Location
Ford Lake Dam
Lexington, Missouri, U.S.
Dam type
Earth
Dam type
Other
Purpose
Unknown
Foundation type
Unknown
Core type
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Lafayette Soil & Water
Owner
Local government

Ford Lake Dam is owned by the local government.

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1965
Completed
TR East Fork Sni-A-Bar Creek River
River built on
Ford Lake Dam was built in 1965.
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Summary
Dam height 25 feet
Structural height 25 feet
Max storage 40 acre feet
Normal storage 23 acre feet
Surface area 3 acres
Drainage area 40 square miles
25 feet
Dam height

Height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance between the lowest point on the crest of the dam and the lowest point in the original streambed.

25 feet
Structural height

Structural height of the dam is defined as the vertical distance from the lowest point of the excavated foundation to the top of the dam. Top of dam refers to the parapet wall and not the crest.

40 acre feet
Max storage

Maximum storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the maximum attainable water surface elevation, including any surcharge storage.

23 acre feet
Normal storage

Normal storage is defined as the total storage space in a reservoir below the normal retention level, including dead and inactive storage and excluding any flood control or surcharge storage. For normally dry flood control dams, the normal storage will be a zero value.

3 acres
Surface area

Surface area, in acres, of the impoundment at its normal retention level.

40 square miles
Drainage area

Drainage area of the dam, in square miles, which is defined as the area that drains to a particular point (in this case, the dam) on a river or stream.

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High
Downstream potential hazard

Dams assigned the high hazard potential classification are those where failure or mis-operation will probably cause loss of human life.

Not required
Emergency action plan

An emergency action plan is defined as a plan of action to be taken to reduce the potential for property damage and loss of life in an area affected by a dam failure or large flood.

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Also known as Ford Lake Dam
Latitude 39
Longitude -94
NID ID (National ID) MO11225

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